B-1.1, r. 2 - Construction Code

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2.11. Code CAN/CSA-B149.1-05 is amended
(1)  by substituting the following for Clause 1.1:
“ 1.1 This Code applies to
(a)  piping and tubing systems extending from the termination of the gas undertaking’s installations for natural gas or from the distributor’s liquefied petroleum gas tanks; the termination of the gas undertaking’s installations is the point where its piping ends; and
(b)  gas installations where gas is to be used for fuel purposes, subject to paragraph b;
(c)  vehicle-refuelling appliances and their equipment.”;
(2)  by revoking Clause 1.2;
(3)  by adding the following paragraphs after Clause 1.3:
“ Where the term “natural gas” is used, the requirements of this Code apply equally to and include any of the following gases or mixtures of them: natural gas and mixtures of propane gas and air.
Where the term “propane” is used, the requirements of this Code apply equally to and include any of the following gases or mixtures of them: propane, propylene, butanes (normal butane or isobutane), and butylenes.”;
(4)  in Clause 3,
(a)  by substituting the following for the definition “Authority having jurisdiction”:
“ Authority having jurisdiction: Régie du bâtiment du Québec.”;
(b)  by deleting the definition “Certified”;
(c)  by adding the following after the definition “Garage”:
“ Gas undertaking (natural gas): undertaking for the distribution of natural gas by pipeline.”;
(d)  by inserting the following after the definition “Dirt pocket (dust pocket)”:
“ Distributor: gas undertaking.”; and
(e)  by substituting the following for the definition “Installer”:
“ Installer: contractor or owner-builder holding a licence issued under the Building Act (chapter B-1.1).”;
(5)  in Clause 2,
(a)  by substituting the following for the first paragraph:
“ The editions and documents incorporated by reference into this Code are those indicated below except in the cases provided for in section 2.03 of Chapter II of the Construction Code made under the Building Act (chapter B-1.1).”;
(b)  by replacing “B51-03” by “B51-M1991”;
(c)   by replacing “B108-05” by “CAN/CSA-B108-99 (C2004)”; and
(d)  by replacing “Natural gas fuelling stations installation code” in the French text by “Centres de ravitaillement de gaz naturel: code d’installation”;
(6)  by revoking Clause 4.2;
(7)  (paragraph revoked);
(8)  by substituting the following for Clause 6.9.3:
“ 6.9.3 Welding of gas piping shall be performed in compliance with a welding method established and approved in accordance with Clauses 7.6, 7.7 and 7.11 of the standard CSA Z662-03, Oil and Gas Pipeline Systems, by a welder holding the appropriate qualification certificate issued under the Act respecting workforce vocational training and qualification (chapter F-5).”;
(9)  by inserting the following after Clause 7.1.3:
“ 7.1.4 Boilers converted to gas shall be in compliance with Clauses 9.4.1 and 9.4.2 of CAN/CSA-B149.3-05, Code for the Field Approval of Fuel Related Components on Appliances and Equipment.”;
(10)  by substituting the following for Clause 8.2.1:
“ 8.2.1 Subject to the exceptions referred to in the second paragraph and in Clause 8.2.3, an outdoor air supply sized in accordance with Clause 8.2.2 shall be provided to either an enclosure or a structure in which appliances are installed.
Except for boilers, water heaters and pool heaters that include a finned-tube heat exchanger, an outdoor air supply shall not be required in structures built before 1986 where the doors and windows of that structure have not been replaced after 1985 and the volume of the enclosure or the structure in which the appliances are installed is greater than 50 cubic feet per 1,000 Btu/h (4.84 m3 per kW) of the total input of all the appliances in the enclosure or the structure.”;
(11)  by striking out the words “and the Structure Complies with Clause 8.2.1 (a) or (b)” in the titles of Tables 8.1 and 8.2;
(12)  by substituting the following for Clause 8.2.3:
“ 8.2.3 An outdoor air supply shall not be required for a mechanically vented water heater with an input of 50,000 Btu/h (15 kW) or less where there are no other appliances requiring an air supply installed in the enclosure or the structure, it is not used to heat the structure, and the volume of the enclosure or the structure is greater than 50 cubic feet per 1,000 Btu/h (4.84 m3 per kW) of its input.”;
(13)  by revoking Clauses 8.2.4 and 8.2.5 and Tables 8.3 and 8.4;
(14)  by striking out in Clause 8.2.6 “, provided that the structure is not constructed as described in Clause 8.2.1(a) and does not comply with Clause 8.2.1(b). Otherwise, the volume of the enclosure must be used”;
(15)  by striking out the reference to Clause 8.2.4 in Clauses 8.3.1, 8.3.3 and 8.3.4;
(16)  (paragraph revoked);
(17)  by inserting the following after Clause 8.13.3:
“ 8.13.4 The tables of Appendix C shall be used in accordance with the “General Venting Requirements (GVR)” specified in that Appendix.”;
(18)  by adding the following paragraph after Clause 8.14.8:
“ Notwithstanding paragraph g, a vent shall not terminate less than 6 ft (1.8 m) under an awning window.”;
(19)  by striking out “et à la chaleur” in Clause 8.18.1 of the French text;
(20)  by inserting the following after Clause 8.18.23:
“ 8.18.24 The total length of a vent connector shall comply with that provided for in Table C.9 of Appendix C.”; and
(21)  by substituting “after 1985 or where the doors and windows were replaced after 1985” for “in accordance with Clause 8.2.1” in Clause C.2.2 of the “General Venting Requirements (GVR)” of Appendix C.
O.C. 875-2003, s. 1; O.C. 1172-2005, s. 2; O.C. 120-2006, ss. 1 and 4.